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First Solar powers new tellurium demand

Critical Minerals Alliances 2022 - September 12, 2022

Rare metalloid is key element of CdTe thin-film solar cell tech

The rising popularity of thin-film solar cells as a highly effective means of converting sunlight into electricity is creating increased demand for tellurium, amongst the rarest of the stable elements on the periodic table.

Tellurium is a metalloid, one of seven elements with properties that fall between metals like aluminum and tin a...


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